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Catalog Number 2000.011.1,2
Object Name Mortar Balls
Description Navy, Civil War. Battle of Galveston. Spherical in shape, made of iron, hollow shot. Powder fuse hole on one side.

The mortar balls are housed in a custom-built wooden display case made by Ed Flippo of Crystal Beach, Texas at the donors' expense.
Date ca. 1863
Accession number 2000.011